NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Yankees may personal much more world championships than the Mets, however the Amazins are New York Metropolis’s hottest workforce, in response to a brand new ballot.
A Quinnipiac College survey launched Friday exhibits that 45 % of NYC baseball followers favor the Mets, in comparison with 43 % who favor the Bronx Bombers. The distinction, nevertheless, is inside the the three.6-percentage-point margin of error.
“Within the Massive Apple … it seems to be just like the 2017 baseball season might be an in depth race between the Yankees and the Mets,” Maurice Carroll, assistant director of the Quinnipiac College Ballot, stated in a information launch.
The Yankees, nevertheless, rule the Empire State, with 48 % of followers statewide backing them, in comparison with 34 % for the Mets.
The Bombers’ margin widened upstate, 53 % to 14 %. The Boston Pink Sox got here in third place at 9 %.
The Yankees open their season Sunday at Tampa Bay. The Mets play their opener Monday towards the Braves at Citi Subject.